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Infertility Awareness

The Infertility FAQ

Q. What is infertility? Infertility is defined as the failure to conceive after a year of regular unprotected intercourse, or the inability to carry a pregnancy to a live birth. Q. What causes infertility? Most infertility results from physical problems in either the male partner’s or the female partner’s reproductive system, or both. Some causes […]

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Plan 3 months before you wish to conceive

Both eggs and sperm take about about 2-3 months to get made. Hence, it is advisable to watch your diet and lifestyle 3 months before you plan to conceive. We have a suggested list of steps that both the male and female partner have to follow in order to ensure fertility and a healthy pregnancy.

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5 Common Symptoms of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

This is PCOS Awareness Month and we want you to be more aware of your body. Here are some common symptoms of PCOS. 1. Irregular or Absent Menstrual Cycle: Less than 6 menstrual cycles in a year definitely calls for a doctor visit. 2. Difficulty Getting Pregnant: If you have been trying to get pregnant […]

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Busting 4 Myths of Infertility

Myth #1: All thyroid patients are infertile Fact: Although undetected and untreated thyroid could be cause of infertility, all people suffering from hypothyroidism do have infertility. In fact, a patient who maintains good health habits including nutritious food, regular exercise along with thyroid medications could conceive perfectly naturally. Myth #2: Infertility & impotency are one […]

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Nutrition and Fertility – The Fertility Diet

One of the most important steps to prevent infertility and also to treat infertility is to keep a watch on diet and nutrition. Poor diet does way more damage to your body than just reducing the lifespan. Nutrition plays an important role in a healthy body and reproductive system. Food & fertility are definitely linked […]

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11 Questions to ask before choosing a fertility clinic

1. Does the centre strictly adhere to ICMR guidelines? The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has a set of strict guidelines to be followed by any fertility/ IVF centre. Currently, though this is not a law, it is a bill pending in the parliament to be passed. So, it is definitely mandatory for an […]

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Are there any risks in an IVF procedure?

Though In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and other fertility procedures are quite common these days, there are a few risks involved in these procedures. It is important to know and understand this risk before taking up the procedure. Please ensure that your doctor informs you of the risks and side effects and you know understand them […]

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Success Stories – Lifestyle Based Infertility

Rahul* and Pooja* were 39 and 35 years of age when they walked into the doors of Oasis. After being married for 4 years, they tried for 2 years to have a baby naturally. However, the natural route did not work for them.  By this time Pooja was increasingly worried about her biological clock ticking […]

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